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Message Posted: May 30, 2014 9:25:09 AM

GasBuddy Heat MapIf you're a motorist in the Great Lakes, its been a rough week at the pump. It started last week in the approach to Memorial Day as retail gasoline prices jumped to $3.85-$3.89/gal in Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio, and yesterday prices jumped to $3.99/gal in Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky and $3.95/gal in Michigan. Prices also were seen jumping in Minneapolis, St. Louis, and other outlying areas in the Midwest/Great Lakes. This seems limited to this geographic area.The increases in Indiana started Tuesday, while Michigan and Ohio saw the large jumps yesterday. While Tuesday's hike in Indiana was baffling, a jump in gasoline spot prices and wholesale prices Tuesday night led us to believe that Ohio and Michigan would see a jump Wednesday, and not surprisingly, they did.The surprise was the prices that gasoline jumped to- $3.99 in Ohio, which typically sees prices spike 5-10c/gal under what prices in Michigan and Indiana rise to. This is because Ohio's gasoline taxes ar

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gasmask78
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2014 12:41:20 AM

old
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Ok
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 1:35:39 AM

Welcome to the real world...
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 2:36:58 PM

Yeah, um, it's called living in a GREEDway/Speedway controlled state. We see REGULAR spikes of 20-50 cents at a time. Spike up and feather back down.
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 1:52:57 PM

bout time
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old..
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2014 9:17:56 AM

Seems to be happening a lot lately.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 1:06:40 AM

Quite Old news...
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 1:17:09 PM

old...
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Shl
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Old
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gasmask78
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Uh huh
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Time will tell
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2014 11:13:02 AM

Here in Illinois we have jumped from $3.59 to $3.79 depending on your location but that's about the average as of today's date.
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Message Posted: Jun 24, 2014 12:37:33 AM

Keep those numbers and prices coming in so we know where the CHEAP STUFF IS!
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2014 1:04:55 AM

Here we go again...
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2014 12:59:45 AM

keep posting prices!
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Message Posted: Jun 22, 2014 2:45:12 PM

Combination of high gas taxes and lack of refineries.
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Message Posted: Jun 22, 2014 1:12:57 PM

The gas prices make it hard to get errands done and go to work.
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Message Posted: Jun 22, 2014 6:56:47 AM

Use your GasBuddy app & keep posting regularly . Together we can save at the pumps
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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2014 2:03:41 PM

No Spikes here
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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2014 6:07:30 AM

Well, GREEDway/Speedway's last spike(late last week) failed miserably. They gave up after 3 states(instead of all 6). Looks like other brands showed a little backbone this time. Happens occasionally. GREEDway tried to get everyone to jump to $3.999, again, last week. Well, I bought gas for $3.639 last night.
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Message Posted: Jun 8, 2014 8:09:33 PM

I have to agree with FATMANN below - greed - just plain ol' greed
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Message Posted: Jun 5, 2014 11:03:14 AM

Speedway is at it again in the south eastern Michigan market $399.00 a gallon fo regular gasoline as of 10:30 AM. On 6/5/2014 I guess this is a greedway gas up for the weekend just so greedy
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Message Posted: Jun 4, 2014 6:59:03 AM

CTarp: who said anything in life is fair?
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Message Posted: Jun 4, 2014 6:58:54 AM

and some of the South... though we slightly dropped lately, it's nothing more than the drop before the next rise.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 4:23:43 PM

catching up with the west...
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 4:23:21 PM

Catching up with the west...
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:59:21 AM

lgw: unless it's OK, the rest has been already paying a good bit already.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 2:37:08 AM

Yup, catching up with the Northeast.
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 8:17:13 PM

Could be they are just starting to pay what most already are...
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 8:11:06 PM

Typical, nothing new at all.
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 8:04:55 PM

Just greed!
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 5:30:46 PM

Screwed again
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 4:41:50 PM

OOPS forgot to make enough gas for the holiday weekend oops our big oil bad that's o.k. those stupid peasants will pay again for our " mistake " oops . oligarchy and monopoly at it's finest . democracy coming to an end with the help of those who support crooks like them kock bros. and the likes of them!
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 4:16:18 PM

Spike this Marathon
and all you stations
following them. I'm
not paying your $3.99.
I'll drive 20 miles with
my gas containers to
pay the cheapest price! Can you dig it!!
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frankkool
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 4:16:04 PM

Spike this Marathon
and all you stations
following them. I'm
not paying your $3.99.
I'll drive 20 miles with
my gas containers to
pay the cheapest price! Can you dig it!!
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 1:44:16 PM

a greedy troglodyte says what?
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 12:23:04 PM

no kidding Sherlock!
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 11:42:26 AM

This is speedway causing the price increase for gasoline it's in the speedway market
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 11:25:49 AM

We've been over $4 for 3 months so my sympathy runs very thin here.
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 11:23:45 AM

that's bad
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 11:23:44 AM

I am still wondering where all this extra oil and gas is going?
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 11:18:07 AM

How often have I heard about this before?
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 11:16:23 AM

Oldddddd
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